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Frederick William Clarke

In memory of:

Driver Frederick William Clarke

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

273059

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

4th T.M. Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

February 20, 1894

Son of Isaac N. and Mary A. Clarke, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 385 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

QUEANT ROAD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. E. 33.

Location:

Buissy is a village about 20 kilometres south-east of Arras and a little south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. QUEANT ROAD CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres south-west of Buissy on the north-west side of the road to the village of Queant.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CHILD TO CLAYTON.  Microform Sequence 20; Volume Number 31829_B016729. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 164.  Page 833 of 1068
  • Photo of FREDERICK WILLIAM CLARKE– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Frederick W. Clarke– Frederick William Clarke, as a member of the Trinity Methodist Church in Toronto, was remembered in the "Trinity War Book" published by the church in 1921.
  • Trinity War Book
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial Plaque– This bronze memorial was designed as a tribute to the men of the Eaton's company who died as a result of service in the First World War.   3,327 Eaton's staff enlisted in the war. It was unveiled in Toronto on November 15th, 1923 by Mrs. Timothy Eaton and on November 26th an identical memorial was unveiled in the Winnipeg store. The shield of the female figure bears the coats of arms of the provinces of Canada.  The Toronto memorial is located today in the Eaton Centre at Yonge & Dundas and is accompanied by a WWII memorial. Driver Frederick William Clarke's name is included on the WWI memorial.
  • Photo of Frederick Clarke– Capt. (Dr.) Harold Clarke was the brother of Dvr. Frederick William Clarke.  Source:  Trinity War Book, Trinity Methodist Church, Toronto, 1921.

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